stratum corneum

Breakthrough to help drug delivery through skin

April 27th, 2012 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
Stockholm, April 27 (IANS) Researchers have unravelled the structure and function of the skin's outermost layer, a watertight barrier called the stratum corneum, at a molecular level, opening the way ... Read more...

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Why our skin doesn’t dissolve in the bath

March 9th, 2011 - 12:02 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, March 09 (ANI): Scientists in Australia have found the answer to why our skin goes wrinkly but doesn't dissolve in the bath."When we are in the bath and we have been ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Knee protectors can cause skin problems

January 12th, 2011 - 5:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 12 (ANI): A new research has revealed that knee protectors can form allergenic substances on the skin."Substances that appear at first glance to be harmless can cause allergic reactions since ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Major shift in understanding how eczema develops

December 18th, 2010 - 6:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 18 (ANI): Our skin serves as a barrier protecting our body from hundreds of allergens, irritants, pollutants and microbes we come in contact with every day.But in eczema patients, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Creams used to treat eczema can make it worse

November 14th, 2010 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 14 (IANS) Using creams to relieve symptoms of eczema could actually worsen the condition, a study shows. Researchers have shown that the popular aqueous cream BP reduces the thickness ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Forget botox, moisturisers best for wrinkles

June 2nd, 2010 - 3:09 am ICT by IANS
London, June 2 (IANS) Dermatologists have found that the way to a smoother face is to use a normal moisturiser than opting for techniques like botox or facelift. Dry skin doubles the speed ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Moisturizer ‘more than enough to keep wrinkles at bay’

June 1st, 2010 - 12:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 1 (ANI): Forget Botox. The key to staving off wrinkles, it seems, is far simpler - and less expensive. Skin scientists claim that a normal moisturizer is more than enough ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Balanced diet and sunscreen, not water, can give beautiful skin

November 20th, 2009 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 20 (ANI): A new study has poured cold water on the theory that drinking lots of water gives you a glowing complexion.In fact, according to researchers, a balanced diet and ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Revolutionary body wash technology may make dry skin history

August 16th, 2009 - 11:35 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 16 (ANI): Cleansing from body washes no longer has to be synonymous with dry skin damage, thanks first-of-its-kind breakthrough body wash technology from Dove called NutriumMoisture.By preserving skin lipids during ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Now, microscopic needles for painless drug delivery

February 5th, 2008 - 1:47 pm ICT by admin
Washington , Feb 5 (ANI): In a first of its kind study on human subjects, researchers at the University Of Kentucky College Of Pharmacy and the Georgia Institute of Technology have shown ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |